Cast and Crew of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

About Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

In the not-too-distant future, where technology and humanity have become inextricably intertwined, the world is a wholly different place. In this fascinating context, the Japanese animated series "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex" sets its stage, captivating viewers with its blend of futuristic themes, intricate storylines, and nuanced characters. Among these characters is the formidable Major Motoko Kusanagi, masterfully voiced by Atsuko Tanaka in the original Japanese version. Major Kusanagi is a leading figure in an elite task force called Section 9, which plays a pivotal role in maintaining peace and order within this advanced society.

As humanity grapples with the consequences of its rapid technological advancements, new forms of crime and chaos emerge, presenting challenges that are beyond the scope of traditional law enforcement. Enter Section 9, a clandestine outfit dedicated to tackling these complex and often perilous cases. The team, led by Major Kusanagi, is an eclectic mix of specialists, each bringing their unique skills and expertise to the table. They include expert hackers adept at infiltrating and dismantling malicious cyber networks, precision sharpshooters capable of eliminating threats with surgical precision, insightful detectives who can unravel the most intricate mysteries, and resilient cyborgs designed for tasks requiring exceptional strength and endurance.

Their mission is clear: to protect the innocent and uphold justice in a world where cybercriminals lurk in the shadows, armed with technology that can destabilize entire societies. These adversaries, driven by various motives, exploit the interconnected nature of this futuristic world, using their skills to infiltrate systems, manipulate data, and even exert control over their fellow humans. It is in this high-stakes environment that Major Kusanagi and her team in Section 9 operate, employing their collective prowess to counter these threats and maintain peace, making for a gripping and thought-provoking viewing experience.

Full Cast of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

Atsuko Tanaka
plays Motoko Kusanagi (voice) (52 episodes)

Atsuko Tanaka as Motoko Kusanagi (voice)
Atsuko Tanaka's performance as Motoko Kusanagi in "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex" is nothing short of iconic. Her voice masterfully oscillates between the authority and decisiveness required for a Section 9 leader and the introspective vulnerability of a character grappling with existential questions about her own humanity in a world dominated by artificial beings. Tanaka's delivery, at once poised and captivating, lends an enigmatic depth to Kusanagi that, coupled with her character's fierce intelligence and physical prowess, solidifies her as one of the most memorable cyberpunk protagonists in the genre's history. See Atsuko Tanaka's other roles

Akio Otsuka
plays Batou (voice) (52 episodes)

Akio Otsuka as Batou (voice)
Akio Otsuka's performance as Batou in the critically acclaimed anime series 'Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex' is nothing short of iconic. Otsuka's deep and gruff voice perfectly captures the character's tough exterior and no-nonsense attitude, while his nuanced delivery highlights Batou's underlying compassion and humanity. Whether engaging in intense action sequences or introspective and philosophical discussions, Otsuka's performance brings Batou to life as one of the most memorable characters in the Ghost in the Shell universe. His exceptional voice-acting elevates the series and showcases his remarkable talent. See Akio Otsuka's other roles

Osamu Saka
plays Daisuke Aramaki (voice) (52 episodes)

Osamu Saka as Daisuke Aramaki (voice)
Osamu Saka's performance as Daisuke Aramaki in 'Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex' is a standout role that brings gravitas and nuance to the character. As the commanding Section 9 Chief, Saka's voice masterfully balances wisdom and warmth, elegantly portraying Aramaki's strategic genius, as well as his unwavering loyalty and support for the members of his team. His performance captures the character's dynamic leadership and unyielding spirit, making Aramaki a fan favorite and a memorable character in the series. See Osamu Saka's other roles

Taimei Suzuki
plays Kubota (voice) (52 episodes)

Takashi Onozuka
plays Paz (voice) (52 episodes)

Takashi Onozuka as Paz (voice)
Takashi Onozuka's performance as Paz (voice) in the acclaimed tv series "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex" is simply outstanding. His voice masterfully captures the loyalty, strength, and camaraderie of the character, adding yet another layer of depth to an already complex and engaging story. The distinct nuances in his voice, combined with a captivating delivery, make Paz a standout character in a cast already packed with memorable performances. Onozuka's work elevates the entire series, making it a must-watch for any anime or sci-fi fan. See Takashi Onozuka's other roles

Rikiya Koyama
plays Hideo Kuze (voice) (26 episodes)

Rikiya Koyama as Hideo Kuze (voice)

Rikiya Koyama is a Japanese actor and voice actor who is a member of Haiyuza Theatre Company. He has done popular voi...

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Taro Yamaguchi
plays Borma (voice) (52 episodes)

Toru Okawa
plays Saito (voice) (52 episodes)

Toru Okawa as Saito (voice)

Tōru Ōkawa (大川 透, Ōkawa Tōru, born Feb 28, 1960) is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator. While he went to a Co...

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Yuko Sumitomo
plays Nasami Kurta (voice) (52 episodes)

Yutaka Nakano
plays Ishikawa (voice) (52 episodes)

Youji Matsuda
plays MacLachlan Marshall (voice) (26 episodes)

Miyu Tsuzurahara
plays Moe (voice) (26 episodes)

Toshihiko Miki
plays Niimi (voice) (26 episodes)

Kaho Kouda
plays Phoebe (voice) (26 episodes)

Gotou Atsushi
plays Suzuki Satou (voice) (26 episodes)

Mitsuaki Hoshino
plays Abe (voice) / Sakakibara (voice) (26 episodes)

Eiji Sekiguchi
plays Akafuku (voice) (52 episodes)

Daisuke Gori
plays Amoretti Marco (voice) (26 episodes)

Daisuke Gori as Amoretti Marco (voice)

Daisuke Gouri (February 8, 1952 - January 17, 2010) was a Japanese voice actor. He was affiliated with Ezaki Producti...

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Mitsuki Yayoi
plays Bosyeltnov Cruzkowa (voice) (26 episodes)

Sukekiyo Kameyama
plays Churnow (voice) (26 episodes)

Daisuke Egawa
plays Commander (voice) (26 episodes)

Ryo Kamon
plays Daido (voice) (26 episodes)

Ken Narita
plays Ei Nanao (voice) (26 episodes)

Ken Narita as Ei Nanao (voice)

Ken Narita (成田 剣, Narita Ken) is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator from Saitama Prefecture. His real name is...

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Yumi Kakazu
plays Eka's Daughter (voice) (26 episodes)

Yumi Kakazu as Eka's Daughter (voice)

Kakazu Yumi (real name: 嘉数 由美, same reading) was born on June 18, 1973 in Kamifukuoka, Saitama (now Fujimino, Saitama...

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Yuka Imai
plays Fem (voice) (26 episodes)

Hiroshi Yanaka
plays Fukami (voice) (26 episodes)

Hiroshi Yanaka as Fukami (voice)

Hiroshi Yanaka (家中 宏, Yanaka Hiroshi) is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator. Born in Tokyo, he is affiliated...

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Tōru Shinagawa
plays Imakurusu Hisashi (voice) (26 episodes)

Ryūji Saikachi
plays Kannazuki Wataru (voice) (26 episodes)

Takehiro Koyama
plays Kanzaki Shuuzou (voice) (26 episodes)

Arisa Ogasawara
plays Kanzaki Reiko (voice) (26 episodes)

Hiroshi Ito
plays Litton (voice) (26 episodes)

Hiroshi Ito as Litton (voice)

Hiroshi Ito (糸 博, Ito Hiroshi, born March 15, 1933 in Fukuoka, Japan) is a Japanese voice actor employed by the talen...

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Ako Mayama
plays Marta (voice) (26 episodes)

Ako Mayama as Marta (voice)

Ako Mayama (born as Yasuyo Kawando) is a voice actress currently affiliated with Kenyu Office, and previously affilia...

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Akiko Yajima
plays Miki (voice) (26 episodes)

Shihori Niwa
plays Miyahara (voice) (26 episodes)

Yuzuru Fujimoto
plays Nibu Kunihiko (voice) (26 episodes)

Yousuke Naka
plays Nogi (voice) (26 episodes)

Koichi Kitamura
plays Old Man (voice) (26 episodes)

Koichi Kitamura as Old Man (voice)

Koichi Kitamura was born on December 18, 1931 and passed away 16 years ago at the age of 75 on October 2, 2007.

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Koichi Yamadera
plays Togusa (voice) / Ruth Baby (voice) (26 episodes) , Togusa (voice) (52 episodes)

Koichi Yamadera as Togusa (voice)  / Ruth Baby (voice)

Koichi Yamadera is a Japanese voice actor and radio personality, known for voicing Jim Carrey and Eddie Murphy in the...

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Shin-ichiro Miki
plays Ooba Toshio (voice) (26 episodes)

Shin-ichiro Miki as Ooba Toshio (voice)

Shin-ichiro Miki is a Japanese voice actor affiliated with 81 Produce and most known for his role as Kojiro (James) i...

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Eri Oono
plays Operator (voice) (52 episodes)

Yûji Mikimoto
plays Police Chief (voice) (26 episodes)

Sakiko Tamagawa
plays Tachikoma (voice) / Uchikoma (voice) / Togusa's Wife (voice) (26 episodes) , Tachikoma (voice) / Togusa's Wife (voice) (52 episodes)

Sakiko Tamagawa as Tachikoma (voice) / Uchikoma (voice) / Togusa's Wife (voice)

Sakiko Tamagawa (玉川 砂記子, formerly 玉川 紗己子, Tamagawa Sakiko, born January 20, 1962) is a Japanese actress, voice actres...

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Ayako Ito
plays Ran (voice) (52 episodes)

Ai Orikasa
plays Sano (voice) (26 episodes)

Ai Orikasa as Sano (voice)

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Toshihiko Nakajima
plays Serano Ernest (voice) (26 episodes)

Gara Takashima
plays Seymour (voice) (26 episodes)

Fumihiko Tachiki
plays Spy Leader (voice) (26 episodes)

Fumihiko Tachiki as Spy Leader (voice)

Fumihiko Tachiki is a Japanese voice actor and narrator. He belong to the Osawa office. Nicknames "Bun-chan and Fumin...

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Nobuyuki Hiyama
plays Sugi (voice) (52 episodes)

Nobuyuki Hiyama as Sugi (voice)

Nobuyuki Hiyama (檜山 修之, Hiyama Nobuyuki, born August 25, 1967) is a Japanese voice actor from Hatsukaichi City, Hiros...

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Katsumi Cho
plays Takekawa (voice) (26 episodes)

Mitsuru Ogata
plays Tanaka Watanabe (voice) (26 episodes)

Mitsuru Ogata as Tanaka Watanabe (voice)

Mitsuru Ogata was born on March 24, 1961 and is currently 63 years old.

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Makoto Ishii
plays Tsujisaki Yuu (voice) (26 episodes)

Makoto Ishii as Tsujisaki Yuu (voice)

Makoto Ishii was born on February 24, 1976 and is currently 48 years old.

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Akiko Hiramatsu
plays Tsujisaki Saori (voice) (26 episodes)

Akiko Hiramatsu as Tsujisaki Saori (voice)

Akiko Hiramatsu (平松 晶子, Hiramatsu Akiko, born August 31, 1967) is a Japanese voice actress affiliated at Ken Production.

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Ikkyu Juku
plays Wang (voice) (26 episodes)

Hiroyuki Kinoshita
plays Yamaguchi (voice) (26 episodes)

Minami Takayama
plays Chai (voice) (26 episodes) , Kuroha (voice) (26 episodes)

Minami Takayama as Chai (voice)

Minami Takayama (高山 みなみ Takayama Minami, born Izumi Arai (新井 泉 Arai Izumi), May 5, 1964) is a Japanese voice actress ...

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Michiko Neya
plays Yamaguchi's Wife (voice) (26 episodes)

Michiko Neya as Yamaguchi's Wife (voice)

Michiko Neya was born on October 4, 1965 and is currently 58 years old.

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Mitsutaka Tachikawa
plays Yasuoka Gayle (voice) (26 episodes)

Naomi Kusumi
plays Zaitsev Pavlo (voice) (26 episodes)

Naomi Kusumi as Zaitsev Pavlo (voice)

Naomi Kusumi was born on June 17, 1954 and is currently 70 years old.

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Tsuzuki Kayako
plays Zaitsev's Wife (voice) (26 episodes)

Shirou Saitou
plays Gondou Kanekichi (voice) (26 episodes)

Ooki Sugiyama
plays Proto (voice) (26 episodes)

Yoko Soumi
plays Kawashima Kaori (voice) (26 episodes)

Yoko Soumi as Kawashima Kaori (voice)

Yoko Soumi (沢海 陽子, Sōmi Yōko, May 31, 1962) is a Japanese actress and voice actress born in Niigata Prefecture. She i...

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Keiji Fujiwara
plays Rod (voice) (26 episodes)

Keiji Fujiwara as Rod (voice)

Keiji Fujiwara (藤原 啓治, Fujiwara Keiji, October 5, 1964 – April 12, 2020) was a Japanese voice actor. His best known w...

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Masanori Takeda
plays Snow (voice) (26 episodes)

Yonehiko Kitagawa
plays Uno (voice) (26 episodes)

Takaya Hashi
plays Akio Asuda (voice) (26 episodes)

Takaya Hashi as Akio Asuda (voice)

Takaya Hashi (土師 孝也 Hashi Takaya, born September 8, 1952) is a veteran Japanese voice actor and actor affiliated with...

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Masahiro Ogata
plays Azuma (voice) (26 episodes)

Kenichi Mochizuki
plays Midoriyama (voice) (26 episodes)

Makoto Yasumura
plays Dobashi Fumiya (voice) (26 episodes)

Makoto Yasumura as Dobashi Fumiya (voice)

Makoto Yasumura was born on March 28, 1975 and is currently 49 years old.

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Tetsuo Mizutori
plays Tadokoro Tsutomo (voice) (26 episodes)

Yuji Ueda
plays Ueda (voice) (26 episodes)

Yuji Ueda as Ueda (voice)

Yuji Ueda is a Japanese voice actor.

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Shinji Kawada
plays Katsuhiko Izumi (voice) (26 episodes)

Shinji Kawada as Katsuhiko Izumi (voice)

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Ken Nishida
plays Kazundo Gouda (voice) (26 episodes)

Yoshinori Muto
plays Takakura (voice) (26 episodes)

Tomoyuki Shimura
plays Chief of Security Section (voice) (26 episodes) , Minimi (voice) (26 episodes)

Tomoyuki Shimura as Chief of Security Section (voice)

Tomoyuki Shimura (志村 知幸, Shimura Tomoyuki, December 12, 1963) is a Japanese voice actor, narrator and actor. He was b...

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Katsunosuke Hori
plays Angelica (voice) (26 episodes)

Katsumi Suzuki
plays Mori Kazuomi (voice) (26 episodes)

Katsumi Suzuki as Mori Kazuomi (voice)

Katsumi Suzuki (鈴木 勝美, Suzuki Katsumi, August 5, 1956) is a Japanese voice actor from Kariya City, Aichi Prefecture. ...

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plays Krasnov Koil (voice) (26 episodes)

Cho as Krasnov Koil (voice)

Cho was born on December 15, 1957 and is currently 66 years old.

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Megumi Hayashibara
plays Asagi Ruriko (voice) (26 episodes) , Theresa (voice) (26 episodes)

Megumi Hayashibara as Asagi Ruriko (voice)

Megumi Hayashibara (林原 めぐみ, Hayashibara Megumi, born March 30, 1967) is a Japanese voice actress, singer, radio perso...

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Yoshiko Sakakibara
plays Kayabuki Youko (voice) (26 episodes)

Matsuo Matsuo
plays Mother (voice) (26 episodes)

Ikuko Tani
plays Store Owner (voice) (26 episodes)

Ikuko Tani as Store Owner (voice)

Ikuko Tani was born on April 9, 1939 and is currently 85 years old.

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Hiroaki Hirata
plays Tadashi Gino (voice) (26 episodes)

Hiroaki Hirata as Tadashi Gino (voice)

Hiroaki Hirata was born on August 7, 1963 and is currently 60 years old.

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Kenji Nomura
plays Mihashi Takashi (voice) (26 episodes)

Kenji Nomura as Mihashi Takashi (voice)

Kenji Nomura was born on July 23, 1970 and is currently 53 years old.

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Gregory White
plays Refugee (English version, voice) (1 episode) , Debate Commentator #2 (English version, voice) (1 episode)

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